Wikimedia Commons is allowing h.264 uploads with bogus file extension
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Sorry, I don't know exactly where the issue lies; feel free to refile. However, as noted at, there are several mp4 files claiming to be .ogg is very recent (April 7, 2013), and uploaded through UploadWizard (but not sure if the issue is specific to that).

Commons shows it as "MP4 audio/video file, AAC/h.264" and downloading confirms that. It is not an ogg in any way (not even mp4 in ogg).

mp4 is not an allowed file type on Commons (

Version: unspecified
Severity: normal


bzimport set Reference to bz47709.
bzimport added a subscriber: Unknown Object (MLST).

Dup of bug 39012?

Yep, didn't see that when searching.

  • This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 39012 ***
Gilles moved this task from Untriaged to Done on the Multimedia board.Dec 4 2014, 9:34 AM

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